InstaLumTrip – Grand Canyon moment

Posted by on Sep 27, 2013 in Instagram stories, InstaLumTrip | No Comments
InstaLumTrip – Grand Canyon moment

The Grand Canyon was a ‘bucket list’ location that we were ecstatic to complete. We travelled to the North Rim, which is visited by only 10% of all Grand Canyon visitors. @flolum and I were completely awestruck. The kids thought it was pretty cool too. Point Imperial was particularly memorable. The thunderstorm clouds provided a […]

InstaLumTrip – Oregon Coast moment

Posted by on Sep 25, 2013 in Instagram stories, InstaLumTrip | No Comments
InstaLumTrip – Oregon Coast moment

Temporary // watching the scene change before my eyes. #instalumtrip memory. Within the hour, it went from bright and sunny, to grey and foggy. Marvellous. Whaleshead Beach was another ‘distraction’ stop along the Oregon coast. We saw a glimpse of it from the highway and made the split second decision to pull over. During the […]

InstaLumTrip – Unplanned Discoveries

Posted by on Sep 24, 2013 in Instagram stories, InstaLumTrip | No Comments
InstaLumTrip – Unplanned Discoveries

Discovery // another unplanned stop, resulting in a breathtaking view¬†#instalumtrip memory. A recurring theme during our road trip was that we were almost always behind schedule. The number one reason? We were constantly on the lookout for photo ops and made multiple unplanned stops. The Oregon coast was particularly distracting with its vast beauty. On […]

Road Trip Gear – Urban Quiver 3.0

Posted by on Sep 24, 2013 in Gear, Gear Review, InstaLumTrip | No Comments
Road Trip Gear – Urban Quiver 3.0

With all the gear I put together for the road trip, I needed an organized way to lug all that technology with us. Unfortunately, I no longer had my Case Logic camera backpack. That bag served me and all my DSLR gear well. I don’t miss lugging around all that weight on my back though. […]

Road Trip Gear

Posted by on Aug 25, 2013 in Gear, InstaLumTrip | No Comments
Road Trip Gear

This road trip presented a huge number of planning and logistical hurdles. Flo was instrumental in planning our route and trip details (read: almost EVERYTHING). As usual, my area is all about the gear and technology. Big Cameras Being a photography centric trip, we not only packed our iPhone 5s, we also brought along our […]

Road Trip Journalism

Posted by on Aug 14, 2013 in InstaLumTrip, journey, storytelling | No Comments
Road Trip Journalism

Of all the plans and preparations I made regarding the documentation of our road trip, I completely underestimated how little time I would have to post photos and blog posts. Between time driving (I’ve chosen to be the only driver, so far), non-stop activity at our locations and spotty data on Roam Mobility (will cover […]